Monday, August 29, 2022

Tampering with utilities investigation leads to arrest

On August 29, 2022, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office conducted an investigation into the tampering with utilities in the 500 block NW 1001 Road, Centerview, Missouri.

The investigation stemmed from reports of power poles being cut down on different dates, causing power outages in the area. During a prior repair of the damaged utility poles, gunshots were heard by employees and deputies on the scene.

While in the area on today’s date, continuing the investigation regarding the property damage, the Johnson County Crime Resolution Team (CRT) initiated a traffic stop in the 1000 block NW 475 Road, Centerview, in Johnson County.

The driver, Franklin L Maccune, age 41, of Centerview, fled in the vehicle and failed to yield to emergency vehicles. Franklin drove to his residence, located in the 500 block NW 1001 Road, ran into the residence, and refused to exit when given commands by members of the CRT.

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